Antarctica Ice Loss Tripled in 5 Years, And That’s Raising Sea Level Risks

By Bob Berwyn, -

The most complete assessment to date of Antarctica's ice sheets confirms that the meltdown accelerated sharply in the past five years, and there is no sign of a slowdown. That means sea level is [...]

Antarctic Ice Shelf Larsen C Breaks Off Giant Iceberg

By John Zangas, -

By John Zangas for DC Media Group - One of the biggest icebergs in recorded history, in both area and volume, broke off from the Antarctic East Peninsula and floated free sometime between Monday [...]

Historic Shrinking Of Antarctic Ice Sheet Linked To CO2 Spike

By Stacy Morford, -

By Stacy Morford for LDEO - Twenty-three million years ago, the Antarctic Ice Sheet began to shrink, going from an expanse larger than today’s to one about half its modern size. Computer models [...]

Antarctica At Risk Of Runaway Melting, Scientists Discover

By John Upton, -

By John Upton for Climate Central - The world’s greatest reservoir of ice is verging on a breakdown that could push seas to heights not experienced since prehistoric times, drowning dense coastal [...]

A Message Of Hope For The New Year

By Jack Balkwill for Dissident Voice. There have been many victories and we need to celebrate them. Among the victories was stopping the northern portion of the KXL pipeline, various new laws [...]

World’s Largest Ice Sheets Melting At Fastest Rate Ever Recorded

By Jonathan Feldman, -

Greenland and Antarctica are home to the two largest ice sheets in the world, and a new report released Wednesday says that they are contributing to sea level rise twice as much as they were just [...]